the philosopher's wife

Types as Douglas Adams Quotes

(I’m p sure Adams is an ENTP but here we go)

ENFP: “I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be”

INFP: “The difficulty with this conversation is that it’s very different from most of the ones I’ve had of late. Which, as I explained, have mostly been with trees.”

ENFJ: “It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it… anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.”

INFJ:“He hoped and prayed that there wasn’t an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that there wasn’t an afterlife.”

ENTP:A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools”.

INTP:  “I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.”

ENTJ:“ He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher… or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.”

INTJ: In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.”

ESFP:“The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at and repair.”

ISFP: The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don’t.”

ESTP: “The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.”  

ISTP: “For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.”

ESTJ: “It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems with just potatoes”

ISTJ: Isn’t it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?”

ESFJ:  “Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.”

ISFJ: “Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.”